Karthik Reddy

Co-founder & Managing Partner,
Blume Ventures

Karthik Reddy is a co-founder and Managing Partner at Blume Ventures, one of India's pre-eminent early-stage venture funds. At over $600 Million in AUM, Blume focuses on Seed to Pre-Series A investments in technology-led innovation and supports its best portfolio companies into growth rounds. Over a decade, Blume has made 150+ investments across 3 funds and is currently investing out of its latest $250 Million Fund IV in 2022

Alongside being a full-time Investor, Karthik also serves as the Chairperson of the Executive Committee at the IVCA (India’s Venture and Alternative Capital Association) - India's apex association for Venture & PE Funds working alongside the Indian Government in policy & regulatory issues concerning Alternative Investment Funds.

At Blume, Karthik has led and/or serves on the boards of some of the leading investments at the firm Unacademy, Grey Orange, Dunzo, Healthifyme, Servify, Small case, IntrCity, Exotel and Webengage amongst other emerging stars.

He previously had stints at American Express Bank, Instinet (under Reuters) and Bennett Coleman (Times Group) which have given him a breadth of experience across the US and India in Financial Markets, Technology and Media.

He is an alumni of IIT-Roorkee, IIM-Bangalore and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.